Glenn M. Young

Glenn M. Young

Glenn M. Young, Ph.D.

Position Title
Professor and Food Safety Microbiologist

Food Science and Technology

3214 Robert Mondavi Institute - South


Ph. D. Washington State University, 1993


Professor Young's team researches how significant foodborne pathogens cause diseases in humans and how these pathogens survive in the environment. Active projects in the laboratory are focusing on the molecular biology, genetics and physiology of diverse pathogenic bacteria including Escherichia coliSalmonella species, Yersinia species, Listeria monocytogenesBacillus species and others. The laboratory group is very diverse with individuals from Japan, Korea, Thailand and the United States.

Extension of Knowledge Activities 

  • FST 104L - Food Microbiology Lab
  • FST 204 - Advance Food Microbiology
  • Microbial Physiology at Assumption University, Thailand